It happened on this day in 1880 when singer Michael Jackson got burned while filming a Pepsi commercial.
In 1934, the film rights for “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” was sold. Just over 100 years earlier, Michigan became a state.
The very first Emmy Awards were handed out on this day in 1949 and Disney’s 101 Dalmatians was released in 1961.
Disney not only worked with Pixar but bought the company on this day in pop culture history.
It was on this day in 1976 that the infamous Donny & Marie TV series on ice aired for the first time on ABC.
The very first Super Bowl was held on this day in 1967 and was shown on two different TV stations.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame received its first inductees on this day in 1986 and Minnie Mouse got her own star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
NBC’s “Today” show aired for the first time on this in 1952 and looked a lot different from the show we know today.
Country star Johnny Cash began performing behind prison walls on January 1, 1958 at San Quentin State Prison but it was on this day in 1968.